High school football action tonight in class A, top ranked Hubbard-Radcliffe is at home against Lynnville-Sully. Hubbard coach Bill Huebner says a victory would put them in the driver’s season for the district seven title.Huebner feels experience is a plus for his team after winning the state title a year ago.Huebner says despite their status as defending champion, they don’t feel added pressure. He says they just want to play good football and take care of business.In class 4A, top ranked West Des Moines Dowling is at fifth rated Ankeny. It is the second straight ranked opponent for the Maroons. Dowling coach Matt Dillon says it’s a tough stretch of football that makes his team battle tested. Despite last week’s victory over Valley, Dillon says the Maroons have had plenty to work on. Several potential scoring drives in that game were halted by fumbled center exchanges or penalties. He says those are mistakes they can’t continue making.Dowling beat Ankeny twice a year ago but Dillon says the team they face tonight is better. High school football tonight in class 1A, eighth ranked Algona Garrigan visits Manson-Northwest Webster. Garrigan coach Marty Wadle says their game plan is no secret, they’re going to run the ball and expect to see eight or nine defenders on the line of scrimmage.Wadle feels his team can still move the football via the air if the ground game is stopped.
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